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What is the GDPR and How Does it Affect Your Data?

What is the GDPR and How Does it Affect Your Data?

The GDPR is a new rule rolling out in the first half of 2018. This standard will significantly affect businesses that are using EU citizen data. Read on to learn more about how this will affect and protect your data.

What if the OCR misses a field or value?

What if the OCR misses a field or value?

You have a software package that relies on optical character recognition (OCR) to classify, pick up words, numbers or phrases from a document.  As long as the quality of the document is mostly clean, everything works well.  However, what happens when the document arrives and the quality is simply, not good?  Does the software give up and run away with its tail between its legs? Are there any options to classify or capture anything on these documents?  

Bots Versus Humans

Bots Versus Humans

First came Alien, then Predator, followed by Alien versus Predator. The Alien series chronicles the battle between humans and a mysterious lifeform whose lifecycle has just begun. Predator was based on an extraterrestrial hunter stalking commandos in Central America and the citizens of Los Angeles.  When the two series merged, it featured an epic battle between the two legends.

5 Examples of how document type and quality can affect accuracy

Document formatting and quality can have a dramatic effect on OCR and rules accuracy when data capture is concerned. The 5 examples shown below are meant to educate a potential or current data capture user on what can cause accuracy to rise or fall.  Although sometimes it’s hard or impossible to correct the issues that cause accuracy to fall, there are generally steps that can be taken to help prevent them.

Top 3 Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Misconceptions

Top 3 Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Misconceptions

Optical Character Recognition can be an extremely powerful tool, but there are many things that an OCR engine can’t actually handle, that often times get overlooked. Below I have listed out the top 3 most common misconceptions of an OCR engine.

Extract, redact all my documents.

Extract, redact all my documents.

The latest, most popular technological innovations have a common theme among them: Automating your life to make it easier and more efficient. Every single day, new gadgets are being released that are completing tasks we never imagined would be human-free activities.

Are you still living in ancient times?

Are you still living in ancient times?

Early 2017, the Government Business Council and Veritas did extensive research and built a survey to figure out if federal organizations are living out “principles of transparency, participation, and collaboration.”

This survey shed some light on some troubling information regarding federal agencies and their data management practices.